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Auburn ag economists discuss floods, U.S. corn crop

Henry Kinnucan and Brittney Goodrich, agricultural economists in Auburn University’s College of Agriculture, comment on the heavy rain and floods affecting U.S. corn farmers, especially in the Midwest, who face delayed planting. Consumers also face rising grocery and...

Auburn fisheries to host expo, field day April 6 at Shell Center

Auburn University’s School of Fisheries, Aquaculture and Aquatic Sciences will host a Fisheries Expo and Field Day Saturday, April 6, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., at the E.W. Shell Fisheries Center, located at 2101 N. College St. in Auburn. In addition to activities for people of...

Auburn researcher working to improve cattle fertility

Auburn researcher working to improve cattle fertility

Fernando Biase, assistant professor in the College of Agriculture’s Department of Animal Sciences, is leading a project that will create a basis of knowledge allowing for the development of strategies to improve fertility in beef cattle.

Auburn provost announces faculty promotions

Several College of Agriculture faculty members have been awarded promotion, tenure or both, effective fall semester 2019, Auburn Provost Bill Hardgrave has announced. Seven of those individuals will begin the 2019-20 academic year as full professors. They include Eve...
Auburn ag economists discuss floods, U.S. corn crop

NRCS funds to demonstrate and promote best irrigation practices in Alabama

By Paul Hollis The latest numbers tell the irrigation story: In Alabama, only 15 percent of the land currently available for farming is irrigated, a far cry from Mississippi’s 61 percent of cropland and Georgia’s 40 percent. Over time, that lack of irrigation...

Auburn ag economists discuss floods, U.S. corn crop

New AAES grant program addresses critical agricultural needs

By Paul Hollis Long-term research is vital to the future of U.S. production agriculture, but farmers can’t always afford to wait for solutions to their most pressing problems. That’s why a new Auburn University funding program is providing shorter-term grants that...

Auburn ag economists discuss floods, U.S. corn crop

New teaching garden to strengthen ag's on-campus presence

By Jamie Creamer The College of Agriculture has launched a project to establish a highly productive, on-campus teaching garden that will give greater visibility to active agricultural fieldwork at Auburn and enhance the legacy of the historic Old Rotation. Faculty...

Auburn ag economists discuss floods, U.S. corn crop

NRCS funds to demonstrate and promote best irrigation practices in Alabama

By Paul Hollis The latest numbers tell the irrigation story: In Alabama, only 15 percent of the land currently available for farming is irrigated, a far cry from Mississippi’s 61 percent of cropland and Georgia’s 40 percent. Over time, that lack of irrigation...

Auburn ag economists discuss floods, U.S. corn crop

New AAES grant program addresses critical agricultural needs

By Paul Hollis Long-term research is vital to the future of U.S. production agriculture, but farmers can’t always afford to wait for solutions to their most pressing problems. That’s why a new Auburn University funding program is providing shorter-term grants that...

Auburn ag economists discuss floods, U.S. corn crop

New teaching garden to strengthen ag's on-campus presence

By Jamie Creamer The College of Agriculture has launched a project to establish a highly productive, on-campus teaching garden that will give greater visibility to active agricultural fieldwork at Auburn and enhance the legacy of the historic Old Rotation. Faculty...